South Korean action and drama is here to liven up your April home viewing plans with Night In Paradise, from writer/director/producer Park Hoon-jung. The official trailer is finally here with Netflix setting the course toward an April 9 launch date for the new thriller featuring Um Tae-gu (The Great Battle, My Punch-Drunk Boxer), Jeon Yeo-been (After My Death, Secret Zoo) and Cha Seoung-won (Sinkhole, Believer).
Night in Paradise is a story about a man, targeted by a criminal gang, who meets a woman cornered to a dead end in life. Director Park Hoon-jung, whose works include highly acclaimed noir films such as New World, V.I.P., and The Witch: Part 1. Night in Paradise was the only Korean film to be screened out of competition at the 77th Venice International Film Festival.
The Netflix Film promises to deliver an enthralling performance by the cast, including Um Tae-gu, who made his unique presence known in The Age of Shadows and The Great Battle; Jeon Yeo-been, who garnered unanimous praise for her performance in After My Death; and Cha Seoung-won, who transformed himself as an unforgettable villain in Believer.
The trailer is filled with the charismatic sense of presences of Um Tae-gu(“Tae-gu”), Jeon Yeo-been(“Jae-Yeon”), and Cha Seoung-won(“Chief Ma”). Tae-gu, who had no choice but to flee to Jeju Island on the verge of taking the last stance to save his life, meets Jae-Yeon who seems to have her own story to tell. The following scene shows Chief Ma’s brutal appearance whose goal is to ‘settle the bill’ by punishing Tae-gu. Ironically, the sharp emotions exchanged between the three main characters are portrayed in the beautiful scenery of Jeju Island, revealing the dark clouds of fate in front of Tae-gu.
Night in Paradise will release globally on April 9, 2021, only on Netflix.